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Shakespeare's consuls, cardinals, and kings : the real history behind the plays / Dick Riley ; illustrations by Jessa Lowell.

  • Author

    Riley, Dick.,

  • Date published

    2008

  • Publisher

    New York ; London : Continuum, 2008.

  • Subject

    Historical drama, English History and criticism

    Political plays, English History and criticism

    Kings and rulers in literature

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Knowledge History.

    Great Britain History 1066-1687 Historiography.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Histories.

    Great Britain In literature.

    Rome Historiography.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Characters Kings and rulers.

    Rome In literature.

  • Accession number

    83431675

  • Class

    65.10/RIL

  • ISBN

    9780826418807 (pbk. : alk. paper), 0826418805 (pbk. : alk. paper)

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    210 p. ; 22 cm.

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General note: Includes index. Formatted contents note: "In servile fearfulness" : Julius Caesar -- "Her infinite variety" : Antony and Cleopatra -- "The hearts of all his people shall revolt from him" : King John -- "What subject can give sentence on his king?" : Richard II -- "Will fortune never come with both hands full?" : Henry IV -- "God fought for us" : Henry V -- "Once more we sit in England's royal throne" : Henry VI -- "Full of danger is the Duke of Gloucester" : Richard III -- "These fierce vanities" : Henry VIII.